HyperDic: remains

English > 3 senses of the word remains:
NOUNobjectremainsany object that is left unused or still extant
objectremains, archeological remainsa relic that has been excavated from the soil
bodyremains, cadaver, corpse, stiff, claythe dead body of a human being
remains > pronunciation
Soundsrihmey'nz; riymey'nz
Rhymeschains ... pains: 7 rhymes with eynz...
English > remains: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAny object that is left unused or still extant.
Example"I threw out the remains of my dinner"
Narrowerarcheological remains, remainsA relic that has been excavated from the soil
fossilThe remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishresto, restos, sobras
Catalandeixalla, restes
English > remains: 3 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA relic that has been excavated from the soil.
Synonymarcheological remains
BroaderrelicAn antiquity that has survived from the distant past
remainsAny object that is left unused or still extant
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
English > remains: 3 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningThe dead body of a human being.
Synonymscadaver, corpse, stiff, clay
NarrowercremainsThe remains of a dead body after cremation
Broaderbody, dead bodyA natural object consisting of a dead animal or person
Spanishcadáver, cenizas, cuerpo, fiambre, muerto, restos mortales, restos
Catalancadàver, cos, mort, restes

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